Sydney Architecture Images- Gone but not forgotten

Original CSR building (Colonial Sugar Refinery)

architect

No info currently available

location

1 O'Connell Street

date

Built- 1905 Demolished- 1962

style

Federation Free Classical

construction

Rendered brick Stone

type

Office
Above- The head Office building of the Colonial Sugar Refining Company Ltd. : 1 O'Connell Street, Sydney.


Glass negative, full plate, 'Colonial Sugar Co Offices', Kerry and Co, Sydney, Australia, c. 1905-1917. Silver gelatin dry plate glass negative in portrait format. The image depicts the Colonial Sugar Refining Company building on the corner of O'Connell and Bent Streets, Sydney. The four-storey Classical Revival style building is depicted in the centre of the image. Adjoining buildings on O'Connell and Bent Streets can be seen in the background of the image. The intersection of O'Connell, Bent and Loftus Streets is depicted in the foreground of the image.



A tram line can be seen in the foreground running along Loftus Street. Horse drawn vehicles including carts and carriages can be seen throughout the image. Numerous pedestrians can be seen along O'Connell and Bent Streets. Electricity poles and cables and electric streetlights can be seen in the image. The caption, studio number and studio mark are inscribed on the reverse of the negative. The Colonial Sugar Refining Company building was located on the corner of O'Connell and Bent Streets, Sydney. The four-storeyed building was constructed in 1905 and was demolished in 1962. 11/39 Tyrrell Inventory Number, 1720 Kerry Studio Number
Above- the site today. 1 O'Connell Street
 


 

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